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Julian Bond Fellowship Program

Fellowship from Facing South at The Institute for Southern Studies

The Julian Bond Fellowship program is a new initiative to promote emerging voices in Southern media and support early-career journalists and researchers seeking innovative approaches to promoting equity and democracy … Last updated May 7, 2022

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Impact Fund for Reporting on Health Equity and Health Systems

Grant/Stipend up to $10,000 from USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism

The USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism launched a new Impact Fund for Reporting on Health Equity and Health Systems in 2022.  This fund provided reporting grants of $2,000-$10,000 and five … Last updated April 27, 2022

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COVID-19 Emergency Fund for Journalists

Grant up to $8,000 from National Geographic Society

As COVID-19 continues to evolve and impact communities around the globe, the National Geographic Society is launching an emergency fund for journalists all over the world who wish to cover … Last updated June 3, 2022

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Jonathan Logan Family Foundation

Foundation

Foundation investing in projects advancing social justice through “journalism, documentary film and arts & culture.” Grants are apply by invitation only. https://jonathanloganfamilyfoundation.org/about/Last updated May 30, 2022

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The Robert R. McCormick Foundation

Foundation

The Robert R. McCormick Foundation works with communities in Chicagoland and across Illinois to develop educated, informed, and engaged citizens. Its aim is to assist communities, to strengthen democracy, and … Last updated May 30, 2022

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John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

Foundation

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation supports creative people, effective institutions, and influential networks building a more just, verdant, and peaceful world. MacArthur is placing a few big … Last updated May 30, 2022

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Annie E. Casey Foundation

Foundation

The Annie E. Casey Foundation is devoted to developing a brighter future for millions of children at risk of poor educational, economic, social and health outcomes. The foundation’s work focuses … Last updated May 30, 2022

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Graduate Fellowships & Scholarships

Fellowship from American University

The School of Communication offers prestigious merit-based fellowships in partnership with leading Washington, DC-based organizations. These fellowships allow you to gain professional experience while completing your graduate program. Each fellowship provides varying … Last updated June 3, 2022

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American University

Academic Institution

The School of Communication offers prestigious merit-based fellowships in partnership with leading Washington, DC-based organizations. These fellowships allow you to gain professional experience while completing your graduate program. Each fellowship … Last updated May 30, 2022

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Media Litigation Fellowship

Fellowship up to $80,000 from Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press

The Media Litigation Fellowship is an exciting opportunity for an early-career lawyer to play a hands-on role in the full scope of First Amendment and free press litigation matters handled … Last updated June 3, 2022

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E.W. Scripps Legal Fellowship

Fellowship up to $80,000 from Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press

The E.W. Scripps Legal Fellowship is a two-year fellowship that focuses on supporting local enterprise and investigative journalism, bolstering access to public records and encouraging greater government transparency. The E.W. … Last updated June 3, 2022

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Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press

Civic/Community Organization

The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press provides pro bono legal representation, amicus curiae support, and other legal resources to protect First Amendment freedoms and the newsgathering rights of … Last updated May 30, 2022

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Knight Wallace Fellowship (non-U.S. citizens)

Fellowship from Wallace House at the University of Michigan

The Knight-Wallace Fellowships offer accomplished journalists a unique opportunity: study and collaborative learning at the University of Michigan to deepen knowledge, develop new ideas and address challenges facing the journalism … Last updated June 3, 2022

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Knight Wallace Fellowship (U.S. citizens)

Fellowship from Wallace House at the University of Michigan

The Knight-Wallace Fellowships offer accomplished journalists a unique opportunity: study and collaborative learning at the University of Michigan to deepen knowledge, develop new ideas and address challenges facing the journalism … Last updated June 3, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: February 1, 2023 | Recurring

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Wallace House at the University of Michigan

Academic Institution

Wallace House at the University of Michigan is committed to fostering excellence in journalism. It is home to programs that recognize, sustain and elevate the careers of journalists to address … Last updated May 30, 2022

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Nieman Fellowship (non-U.S. citizens)

Fellowship from The Nieman Foundation

A Nieman Fellowship is an extraordinary, transformative learning opportunity open to journalists working in all media in every country around the world. Those selected for the program spend two full … Last updated April 16, 2022

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Nieman Fellowship (U.S. citizens)

Fellowship from The Nieman Foundation

A Nieman Fellowship is an extraordinary, transformative learning opportunity open to journalists working in all media in every country around the world. Those selected for the program spend two full … Last updated April 16, 2022

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The Nieman Foundation

Foundation

The Nieman Foundation houses a dynamic set of initiatives to promote and elevate the standards of journalism and educate and support those poised to make important contributions to its future. … Last updated May 30, 2022

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O’Brien Fellowship in Public Service Journalism

Fellowship up to $70,000 from Diederich College of Communication at Marquette University

In a world where the powerless are often overlooked, the O’Brien Fellowship aims to fight back. It gives reporters the tools they need to document inequity and give voice to … Last updated June 3, 2022

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Diederich College of Communication at Marquette University

Academic Institution

The Diederich College of Communication at Marquette University is a college dedicated to the advancement of communication research and education through creativity, connectivity, and diversity–creating collaborative relationships for the greater … Last updated May 30, 2022